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by John G. Webster
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Engineering
  • Author:
    John G. Webster
  • ISBN:
    3540648305
  • ISBN13:
    978-3540648307
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  • Publisher:
    CRC; 1 edition (1998)
  • Pages:
    2630 pages
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    Engineering
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The Measurement Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences.

The Measurement Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences. The book examines:formation processing systemsoAutomatic data n and analysis as well as their incorporation for control purposesOrganized according to the measurement problem, each section addresses the different ways of making a measurement for a given variable.

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The Measurement Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in engineering. Book Condition: The cover and pages are in good condition, shows signs of normal wear.

Covers instrumentation and measurement concepts, spatial and mechanical variables, displacement, acoustics, flow and spot velocity, radiation, wireless instrumentation, and control and human factors.

The book examines: Sensors, Hardware, Software, Techniques, Information processing systems, Automatic .

The book examines: Sensors, Hardware, Software, Techniques, Information processing systems, Automatic data acquisition. Reduction and analysis as well as their incorporation for control purposes. Organized according to the measurement problem, each section addresses the different ways of making a measurement for a given variable. Chapters present three levels: Basic information without equations and a description of the subject that can be understood by the newcomer.

The CD-ROM covers an extensive range of topics that comprise the subject of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. The CD-ROM describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences.

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Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing practical measurements in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences and discusses processing systems, automatic data acquisition, reduction and analysis, operation characteristics, accuracy, errors, calibrations, and the incorporation of standards for control purposes. John G.

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The Measurement Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences. The book examines: Sensors, Hardware, Software, Techniques, Information processing systems, Automatic data acquisition. Reduction and analysis as well as their incorporation for control purposes. Organized according to the measurement problem, each section addresses the different ways of making a measurement for a given variable. Chapters present three levels: Basic information without equations and a description of the subject that can be understood by the newcomer. Detailed text and mathematical treatment essential for discovering applications and solving problems outside ones field of specialty Advanced applications of the subject, evaluative opinions, and areas for future study.

Awene
Handy for engineers to keep around for reference. Sometimes you need to figure out how something works at a fundamental level. This will do that for you.
Akta
I'm a little confused because all of the other three reviews refer to this thing as a great "book" however this is supposed to be a volume SET. And they all gave it 5 stars. Hmmm.... It seems a bit fishy to me that no one says "THESE are great bookS."
Okay, that fishiness aside, my order arrived today and I was disappointed to find that I only got "Volume 2" which commences at Chapter 45. Amazon is having me return the volume I got and sending me a new "set."
The book has a beautiful cover. The inside is LOTS and LOTS of pages of black and white text, tables, graphs, and plenty of calculus. I skimmed several chapters. Seems well written without excessively technical language (I mean, yeah, it's technical language where needed--this ain't a Harlequin Romance!)
The pages aren't numbered from 1 to 2050, they are numbered by page within a chapter. For example 25-11. 40-3.
Without having READ the entire thing or Proofed any of the equations I'd have to say that Volume 2 is a pretty good book.
It's exactly what I was looking for: sort of an encyclopedia behind the theory and construction of the many many different types of sensors for use in industrial processes.
I have to return Volume 2 and supposedly will be sent the entire set. I'll update if upon receipt of the entire 2 volume set there is anything of note to add.
Dark_Sun
This 2 volume set is well organized and well illustrated. So far the content has proven very useful, although it could use a revision seeing as it was published over a decade ago. Each section seems to lay down the fundamentals of the sensor, give the relevant mathematical formulas and then proceed to give real world data - whether it be sensor properties and performance, application advice, or calibration data. There are tons of data tables and charts included in this text that would be difficult to get your hands on elsewhere; for example, in the temperature measurement section there is a data table that provides the response time and dissipation constant of a wide range of thermistors.

I will try and add more comments as I continue to use these handbooks but so far they have been of good use to me as a R&D Engineer.
Direbringer
The two-volume set contains approximately 100 chapters. Almost all chapters are devoted to specific measurements, such as temperature, time, voltage, etc. The chapters vary in greatly in quality and comprehensiveness. I have used the set for a few years, read 6-10 of the chapters in detail, and skimmed more. On the average, I find the chapters somewhat more useful than the corresponding Wikipedia articles - enough to make buying the set useful, but not enough to make buying the set essential. Your experience of the book will depend almost completely on which chapters you use.

As an example of the best writing, Section 32.4 "Thermocouple Thermometers" is almost 33 pages long, and covers thermcouples in great detail, with good references for further reading. Overall, the section is excellent and comprehensive, covering almost every aspect of dealing with thermocouples. My only complaint is that the discussion of a reference thermocouple or cold junction compensation would have been difficult to understand had I not already been familiar with thermocouples. The discussion suffers from having too few diagrams and relying too much on text explanations.

This high standard is not maintained throughout the volumes. As an example, section 32.2 "Resistive Thermometers" describing RTDs appears to be a first draft that was incorrectly typeset. Paragraphs are redundant, essential information is missing, equation variables are mislabeled, and important discussions are incomplete. Some examples are:

- The text states the "Matthiessen rule" is that the total resistivity is (equation 32.20): p(total) = p(temperature) + p(impurities) + p(deformation) [I have written p instead of the Greek lower-case rho]. However, that is the end of the discussion, without any discussion of the relative effects of temperature, impurities, and deformation. The equation is pointless. The reader is left with no useful information to use to make decisions about whether or not these are important for a given application.

- The text provides the Callendar-Van Dusen equations to calculate the resistance of an RTD as a function of temperature (equations 32.22 and 32.23), with the standard coefficients A, B, and C. However, the text defines the coefficients as (Greek letters) alpha, gamma, and beta - the definitions appear to have been pasted in from a different equation. The text also leaves out the values of the coefficients. The RTD manufacturer will usually provide these, so the lack is not an essential problem. Of course, the inverse equation is the most useful - temperature as a function of measured resistance - but this equation is provided with pointless coefficient names and no information about how to calculate them.

The Wikipedia article on RTDs (probably non-existent when this section was written) is far clearer and more informative.

Some chapters display the strong biases of their authors.

Chapters 18 (Time Measurement) and 19 (Frequency Measurement) are written by the same person from the US NIST, and they discuss primarily reference-quality solutions from the NIST. For example, chapter 18 lists only solutions that trace to NIST clocks (through radio transmissions, GPS, or networks), not very useful for anyone in a situation in which a connection is not available. Chapter 19 is almost redundant with chapter 18, listing the same NIST sources for frequency standards. Chapter 19 does mention crystal oscillators (the overwhelmingly most common frequency source for electronics), without any substantive quantitative discussion. These chapters are almost useless unless you intend to tie up to the NIST. (I should note that section 19.2 on frequency uncertainty and stability is useful.)

In a few cases the author biases are helpful. For example, chapter 101 (on motors) contains a brilliant discussion of stepper motor electrical behavior that is both compact and clear, based on the work of the authors. The chapter is necessarily incomplete, given the available space. Irritatingly, the authors reference essentially only their own papers on specific aspects, there is no further reference for more general information about the topic.